University of Wollongong

country rank  16
world rank  332

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, University of Wollongong is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wollongong (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dubai, Shoalhaven, Southern Sydney (Loftus), Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Wollongong (UOW) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Wollongong (UOW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UOW
Founded 1975 Origins date back to 1951
Motto Excellence Innovation Diversity
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Northfields Avenue
Wollongong (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2522 New South Wales
Australia
T +61 (0)2 4221 3218
F +61 (0)2 4221 3233
Other locations Dubai, Shoalhaven, Southern Sydney (Loftus), Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Northfields Avenue
Wollongong 2522
+61 (0)2 4221 3218
1300 367 869

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Wollongong's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation
1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • Australian Medical Council
  • Exercise and Spo

Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018